Waikoloa Beach Resort

Waikoloa Beach Resort

The Gathering Place of the Kohala Coast

Naupaka News

May/June 2018

Giving Back with Aloha

Giving Back with Aloha Visitors to Hawai`i Island often remark about what a special place it is. The unique landscape plays an important role, as do the many islandwide activities from which to choose, from touring an active volcano to playing championship golf to myriad ocean sports. But it’s really the people who live here that make the biggest difference. “There’s a true spirit of aloha here,” says Scott Head, Vice President of Resort Operations for Waikoloa Beach Resort. “You feel a welcoming graciousness from just about everyone you meet.” Such aloha is deep-rooted in the Hawai`i Island

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Charity Walk

Charity Walk The Charity Walk, held May 12, 2018, started almost 40 years ago on Oahu, and today takes place on every major island over a three-week period in May. Participants encourage their friends and family to “sponsor” their walk with cash donations. Last year alone more than $2 million was raised throughout the state — the most in the event’s history — bene tting some 50 di erent organizations, with all money raised on Hawai`i Island being earmarked for local use. “It takes an army to put on this kind of event and we are very fortunate that there are so many people who are willing

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Kona Marthon

Kona Marthon The Kona Marathon (http://www.KonaMarathon.com) held June 24 this year, also delivers significant support for local causes such as Special Olympics of West Hawaii, Susan G Komen for the Cure Hawaii, and PATH, Share the Road with Aloha, but does so by drawing runners to the island for one of the most anticipated marathon events of the year. Founded in 1994, the Kona Marathon has evolved into one of Hawai`i’s premiere road race events, offering all four traditional distances: Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, Quarter Marathon and 5K. All four races start and nish at the Waikoloa Bowl at Queens’

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